Friday, December 5, 2008

THE LEGACY receives three major endorsements

Music Directors of New York and Boston Philharmonics join author Paulo Coelho in praising the film.

November 18, 2008 – THE LEGACY, the latest feature documentary from Los Angeles-based Lobo Productions, has received the endorsements of Lorin Maazel, Music Director of the New York Philharmonic, Benjamin Zander, Music Director of the Boston Philharmonic, and internationally acclaimed author of The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho.

"A truly remarkable and penetrating review of the role music has played, does play and will always play in our lives," says Maazel. "'The Legacy' is a marvelous and human narrative that gives us all a newfound hope in the ultimate expression of the human condition."

"In 'The Legacy', the intricate web of human experiences is explained in the simplest of terms: what unites us as people is greater than that which separates us," adds Coehlo.

Journeying to 31 cities in 11 countries throughout the Western Hemisphere and Europe, THE LEGACY follows the lives of nine young musicians as they tour South America with The Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA), and then return to their hometowns. It explores the hope, dignity, and joy that the pursuit of excellence engenders in a human being, and is a roadmap for understanding how hardship and alienation help us define our true calling in life.

Zander raves, '”The Legacy' depicts the good we can leave for future generations. It is about strife and hope. Bravo!"

THE LEGACY includes live performances by the YOA and its internationally acclaimed guest soloists under the direction of three respected conductors, including Gustavo Dudamel (recently featured on “60 Minutes” and named Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic), Carlos Prieto, and David Robert Coleman.

Additionally, THE LEGACY features the stories of Ludwig Colombani – a destitute 9-year-old boy from Margarita Island who, as fate would have it, just happened to be sitting next to a violin on the day the film's crew accidentally met him – and Mr. David Arben, the former Associate Concert Master of the Philadelphia Orchestra and a world-renowned violin soloist. David is survivor #14088 of the Flossenb├╝rg concentration camp in Flossenb├╝rg, Germany, and he tells the incredible story of how music literally saved his life in THE LEGACY.

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Tuesday, January 2, 2007

Sunday, December 31, 2006


Welcome all! We are very happy to announce the launch of our web site and the completion of the trailer for LEGACY. After compiling footage in 11 countries and over 30 cities in America and Europe our feature documentary about hope explored through music is nearing completion. We expect that the documentary will be completed on or around March 2, 2007 just in time for submission to the Cannes Film Festival. Please watch the trailer on youtube and myspace, rate it and post a comment. Your support of this endeavor goes beyond supporting the film, it will be a pat on the back and a much needed encouragement for the Youth Orchestra of the Americas (YOA) as they continue to survive, giving a home and a vehicle to over 120 young musicians in the Western Hemisphere so that they may continue to wow audiences with their energy and extraordinary level of musicianship. Let us know how we are doing, ask questions, give suggestions and please continue to support the arts.

If you want to know more aboout the YOA please click on the link below. In 2007 they will have their residence in Canada under the baton of Ken Nagano and they have already been commisioned to play at the Vatican in the summer of 2007 and the 2008 Olympics in china.


Andres Faucher

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Trailer for feature documentary

Check out the trailer for our upcoming feature documentary, Legacy, set to complete post-production in early March.

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